Man City manager Pep Guardiola provides update on January transfers.

Pep insists that he will not sign anyone when the transfer window reopens in a few months time.


Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Manchester City are not looking to bring in defensive reinforcements in January, despite a long-term injury to Aymeric Laporte.


The Citizens manager has confirmed they won’t be active in the winter transfer window even if his side needs more defensive options.


Vincent Kompany left for Belgium club Anderlecht during the close season before injury hits to Aymeric Laporte and John Stones reduced Guardiola's centre-back choices, leading to the Spaniard playing defensive midfielder Fernandinho alongside Nicolas Otamendi at the heart of their defence.


When asked by Soccer Saturday, he said: "That is not my business but in January, we are not going to buy because we don't have money to pay a huge amount in the summer so we cannot do it in winter.



"We are going to stick to the players we have, with [Taylor] Harwood-Bellis and Eric [Garcia] and with the new players in the academy. We have young, talented players and we can count on them.


"Vinny [Kompany] was an incredibly personality and he was incredibly helpful to me and the whole club, but he decided to go to Anderlecht and we have to move forward. That is what it is and so far, it has been perfect."



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